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If you are looking for that classic New England adventure, Connecticut is the place to head. It’s charming, quaint, and and utterly beautiful place to take kids. It’s also very close to big cities like Boston or New York, so you don’t have to travel far to find paradise!

Embrace the relationship with the ocean with adventures like Mystic Whaler Cruises or Sheffield Island Lighthouse Tour.  Expose kids to the incredible wildlife with Mystic Aquarium (they can even touch a stingray!) or Action Wildlife Park. 

Entertainment and education? A parents dream! Connecticut has incredible museums - from the science-tastic Bridgeport Discovery Museum to the very colorful Barker Character Comic and Cartoon Museum. 

Dinosaurs? In Connecticut? You bet! Dinosaur State Park have incredible displays, and history continues with the Mark Twain House and Historic Ship Nautilus. 

Connecticut is filled with creativity and art, so why not get kids involved with activities like Pottery Piazza or Art Plus Studio? The whole family can get involved!

Connecticut is an incredibly family friendly with wonderful places to visit with kids. It really does feel like arriving home.

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  • The Mattatuck Museum

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    Waterbury

    The Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center is known for engaging its community in an understanding of the past and providing vision and leadership for the future through its exhibits and collections ...

  • Timexpo Museum

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    (1 miles) Waterbury

    It's about TIME for family fun. Timexpo® The Timex Museum tells the story of Timex and its heritage dating back to the 1850's. A Time Tunnel leads to ancient mysteries. Magnificent timepieces, ...

  • CoCo Key

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    (4 miles) Waterbury

    Boasting 40 ft body and raft slides, adventure river, kids' activity pool and huge water play island with more besides.

  • Kids Create

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    (5 miles) Naugatuck

    A creative play place for creative kids of all ages. They can sculpt, paint, create and play with fun and educational toys.

  • Quassy Amusement Park

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    (5 miles) Middlebury

    More than 2 dozen outdoor amusements, rides and attractions ranging from toddler friendly and gentle to frankly terrifying.

  • Splash Away Bay

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    (6 miles) Middlebury

    Within Quassy Amusements, the Bay features water play for all ages on a massive scale, plus splash pads and beach.

  • Railroad Museum Of New England

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    (8 miles) Thomaston

    The Naugatuck Railroad's scenic round trip excursions are an entertaining mix of relaxing river valley scenery and our rich transportation history. It’s an exciting and educational experience for ...

  • Barker Character Comic and Cartoon Museum

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    (8 miles) Cheshire

    Cartoon fun away from the television! This fun museum has one of the largest collections of cartoon-themed artifacts and toys in the entire country - from Disney to Marvel - kids can check out all ...

  • Golf Quest Family Fun Center

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    (8 miles) Southington

    A Family Afternoon at Golf Quest Start With a Round of Mini Golf... (by the way, everybody loves to play minigolf, whether you're 5 or 85!) Then take a couple of swings at the Batting Cage! Seven ...

  • Flanders Nature Center

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    (9 miles) Woodbury

    Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust promotes the understanding and appreciation of nature, and supports the conservation, preservation and management of the natural resources. We offer a broad range ...

  • Lake Compounce Family Theme Park

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    (9 miles) Bristol

    Whether it's chills or thrills that make you happy, Lake Compounce has the best of both, and then some! Play all day on rides like Boulder Dash, Zoomerang and Thunder n' Lightning. Chill near the ...

  • Cork and Brew

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    (9 miles) Southington

    Cork & Brew - Soda Making & Kid Soda Making & pizza Birthday Parties.

  • Imagine Nation Museum

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    (9 miles) Bristol

    The Imagine Nation Museum is a hands-on, interactive children's museum best suited for ages 2 to 10. The first area you will see when you come to the museum is the interactive exhibits that encourage ...

  • Bushnell Park Carousel

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    (10 miles) Bristol

    Whether you have a fond interest in art, American history, woodcraft, or simply enjoy the excitement of the carousel, we have something special for you. At any age, our guests can experience the joy ...

  • Brooksvale Park

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    (10 miles) Hamden

    The entire family can enjoy of all sorts of outdoor adventures. Playground & Swings, hiking, sledding, Softball Fields, and an animal petting zoo.

  • Jump n Jammin Inflatable Party Gym

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    (11 miles) Bristol

    Over 18,000 sq" of indoor/outdoor space. 10 indoor inflatables and 3 outdoor inflatables(Water slides-Summer Only) Private Rooms for Parties, OPEN JUMPS available during the week. Special events ...

  • Andies Bounce Barn

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    (12 miles) Seymour

    A bounce-tastic farmyard themed indoor play and bounce facility for those bouncing, active kids from 2 years to 10 years.

  • Pottery Piazza

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    (13 miles) Plainville

    Painting fun at The Pottery Piazza with over 1,500 pottery items to choose from, as well as printing, mosaics and clay work! Art doesn't care if you are a beginner or an expert - let's get creating ...

  • Prime Climb Indoor Rock Climbing

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    (14 miles) Wallingford

    Our mission is for folks of all ages to discover the fun and fitness benefits of climbing year-round in a safe, comfortable, and friendly state of the art indoor setting.

  • Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center

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    (15 miles) Ansonia

    Boasting an outstanding adventure playscape for younger children, they also have a butterfly and hummingbird garden, plus two and one-half miles of nature trails and plenty more besides.

  • New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park

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    (15 miles) Kensington

    A fascinating and fun family day out as you explore the world around us together, at the New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park.

  • New Britain Museum of American Art

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    (15 miles) New Britain

    The collections now number approximately 5,000 works of American art: 680 oils, 1,050 drawings (including watercolors and pastels), 860 graphics, 160 sculptures, 25 photographs, and 1,460 ...

  • Monkey Joes

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    (15 miles) Hamden

    Come and join us at monkey Joe's Connecticut's newest family fun Center. Ideal for children 2 years old to 12 years old. Monkey Joe's is an indoor inflatable fun and exciting party and play center ...

  • New Britain Youth Museum

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    (16 miles) New Britain

    The New Britain Youth Museum, founded in 1956, encourages children and families to explore the history and cultures of Connecticut and the world. Come explore with your child!

  • Timber Gyms Open Play

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    (18 miles) Newington

    offers a fun indoor play experience suited to younger children, including a series of cubby style indoor tree houses with ladder access, play pirate ship and plenty more, plus classic bounce house.

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